The ASUS GR8-R047R Desktop Computer is an ultra compact Windows 8.1 system and packs the performance of an Intel Core i7-4510U processor, 8GB of RAM, and NVIDIA GeForce GT750Ti graphics. The dual-core processor has a stock speed of 2 GHz and can achieve speeds up to 3.1 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. This 5.2" wide by 11.8" tall compact computer is equipped with a 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive and still offers enough space to hold an additional storage drive in the 2.5" bay as well as accepting up to 16GB of SODIMM memory for future upgrades. The dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT750Ti graphics card with 2GB of video memory offers DisplayPort and HDMI connectivity.
The ASUS GR8 connects to your network via a wired gigabit Ethernet port or wirelessly using the built-in 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi. For other connections, it also offers four USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, and audio ports. In addition, you can charge a USB battery-powered device utilizing the front USB 2.0 port. To cool the internal components, ASUS provides a dedicated cooling system that is quiet and produces a noise level of only 28dB when running at full speed. This system's ultra-compact design and quiet operation make it suitable for use in the bedroom so you can work without disturbing others or carrying it with you to a friend's LAN party. Included with the desktop computer are a wired gaming mechanical keyboard and a wired ROG Gladius gaming mouse.
- Quiet and Cool Gaming
- ROG GR8 features a dedicated cooling system with dual copper heat pipes and a large fan that direct heat away from the CPU and GPU for maximum cooling. The fan produces a noise level of 20dB when idle and 28dB at full capacity, which makes it suitable for use in your living room or bedroom. Furthermore, the ROG GR8 draws less than 15W of power when idle.
- SupremeFX Audio
- ROG GR8 features SupremeFX audio for immersive sound - Anti-EMI design, premium components, and audio utilities come together to offer an added dimension to your gaming experience.
You can apply audio settings to any game genre in real time and even works with SteamOS without the need for any additional software.
The analog and digital components are physically isolated and separated to keep electromagnetic interference down to a minimum.
This feature automatically adjusts the built-in amplifier to match headphone impedance for improved sound quality.
Premium Audio Components
Japanese-made ELNA audio capacitors provide warm and natural sound reproduction.
- Sonic Studio
- This audio-tuning software suite provides an aural treat. Use the one-click Virtual Surround function to simulate 7.1 channel audio through a stereo (2-channel) headset. It offers five audio controls that include Reverb, Bass Boost, Equalizer, Voice Clarity, and Smart EQ.
- Sonic Radar II
- Sonic Radar II helps you detect opponents through an on-screen overlay that shows the relative position of gunshots, footsteps and other sound effects.
- GameFirst III
- GameFirst III helps you prioritize game packets and allocate more bandwidth for smooth and lag-free gaming. It features four preset packet-priority modes as well as manual settings for total control over your network. And with its built-in Network Monitor tool, you can even manage network traffic and test connection speeds to ensure you're getting the bandwidth you paid for.
- Wirelessly Stream Content
- ROG GR8 has a built-in Miracast receiver so that you can stream HD content from your supported Android smartphone or tablet and Windows 8.1 PC device straight to your HDTV.
- ROG Gladius Optical Mouse
- Gladius boasts ultra-durable Omron switches with an easy-swap switch socket design for customizable click resistance. It also has a two-level DPI switch, slide-to-press side switches, and a 6400DPI optical sensor that tracks up to 200 inches per second and 50g acceleration.
- M801 Mechanical Keyboard
- The M801 mechanical keyboard has a geometric design, compact dimensions, and features like anti-ghosting, N-key rollover, and game/PC modes. It features six backlighting modes for low-light gaming environments and utilizes durable MX-grade red mechanical switches for responsive keystrokes.
- Additional Features
- The ASUS AI Suite III central hub offers you intuitive control over system parameters and extra features in just a few clicks.
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus provides ROG GR8 with real-time protection against virus and malware attacks without impacting performance for one year.
- DTS Connect helps you get the most out of your audio, offering you multi-channel home theater surround sound.
- For newly-created accounts, ROG GR8 comes with 100GB of ASUS WebStorage space free for an entire year so you can share your files.
- ASUS HomeCloud lets you access ROG GR8 remotely to stream multimedia content or manage files anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.
- The USB Charger on the front USB port lets you charge devices twice as fast, even with the PC off or in hibernate mode.